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despite the logistic difficult created by hurricane sandy. the biggest challenge. >> there was no challenge coming in from denver 68 and sunny. [laughter] it's been like that for the last couple of weeks. i don't know what the fuss is. [laughter] no, let me say what a pleasure it is to back hire and thank you so much for putting this together. as i'm looking out in the audience here, i see a lot of people i worked with during the days, and, you know, as we talk about the sort of onerous and times odious job of assistant secretary, one thing that made it a lot of better, you had extremely talented people to work with, and those are people that made the job easier and in fact made the job enjoyable at times. the other thing that makes the job easier is that i think our president has secretary of state have taken the position very seriously and put good anemia it. when you become the assistant secretary chances are pretty good that you're you have a good predecessor there. i had jim kelly who had done a lot of work to set things up. and to get through a very tough ti
at 12:125 eastern. the road to the white house continues in the wake of hurricane sandy. president obama is off the campaign trail today, but he will squeeze in some last minute campaigning starting tomorrow. he's got stops scheduled in green bay, wisconsin, las vegas, nevada, and boulder, colorado. these will be the first events since orchestrating hurricane sandy efforts. this afternoon he will travel to survey damage, governor chris christie will join him. vice president joe biden will be in ocala, florida, later beginning at 3 p.m. eastern on our companion network, c-span. a little bit later, it's the republicans' turn. a pair of ohio politicians will rally for mitt romney, rob portman and john kasich. you can see the event live at 5:30 eastern also on c-span. and a little bit later it's the nominee himself, mitt romney will speak in jacksonville, florida, joined by former golf jeb bush at the event. also on c-span live at 8 eastern. >> you know, indiana's made incredible progress in the last eight years. we've honestly balanced budgets during all those years, we've become the fiscal
the national flood insurance program and how the insurance companies are responding to sandy with an industry representative. this is a half-hour. postcode let me introduce you to john prible, vice president of the independent insurance agents and brokers of america. our topic is the national insurance program. mr. purple, this article was in "the wall street journal" yesterday ensures market bubble tab. what's the responsibility when it comes to recovering from sandy? >> guest: sure, that article and a hand like really captures exactly what is going on. so when a typical insurance event for a hurricane, there's going to be damage caused by wind, wind storm damage, fallen trees. you see in the news media there's going to be fires or natural gas lines. all of this damage will be covered are your typical homeowner's insurance policy that is covered by the private insurance, so you're going to contact if you have a claim camile contact your insurance company. they're going to cover it with your limits and deductibles and it's going to be private policy. any damage caused by flooding is covered o
sandy for the government, private industry, the military, media, and education. in addition, this fall, we welcome one of the largest and most academically accomplished classes in our history after receiving a record 123,000 total applications for admission. these successes dwieb who we are and where we are going. we need to support those students and faculty members because they depend on us. our alumni and people of the commonwealth of pennsylvania depend on us for educational opportunities, economic development, and competitiveness, and our nation depends on us for ground breaking research and training for the next generation of leaders, scientists, thinkers, and teachers. allow me to put a few faces on the penn state community. will cat powers and will martin stand? cat and will, student leaders working to fight pediatric cancer through the largest student-run philanthropy in the world. since 1977, they raised more than $89 million for the four diamonds fund at the hershey medical center. we brought dvds of the documentary, with "why we dancer all of you. pick up a copy on the way
to the areas affected by hurricane sandy. a 45 minute speech at a cybersecurity summit she also said she hoped the senate would consider cybersecurity legislation after the election. >> it's a perfect morning to talk about scary things, scary things with unpleasant names like mel where and computer worms and trojan horses and even little messages when you get in your in box because you're nothing but headaches and loss. if you don't like the idea of people snooping around your in box or personal e-mail. you care about a company that stirs up electronically and worries about competitive theft over the internet and a few flaws and recently to the director of the cia painted a dire picture of day-to-day cybercrime and the foreign enemies if we don't show ourselves up can inflict enormous damage to the power grid water system and critical infrastructure. we would worry about plans and bombs and not worry about good intentions and acting skills. people care and increasingly so and so this morning "the washington post" has convened a stellar group of cyber experts to highlight the issue. the vulnera
.s. capitol here where hurricane sandy has shut down the federal government for the date and several local school systems for tomorrow. many of the evidence we had planned to cover have already been canceled, but the white house has announced that president obama will address the nation at 12:45 p.m. eastern and will have that live for you on c-span. hurricane sandy has put a crimp in the final week of the presidential campaign, but has not stopped some events in the crucial swing state of ohio from taking place. vice-president biden was there today's topic for reelection. expected to be joined by former president bill clinton, and you can watch that live at 3:30 p.m. eastern on our companion network c-span. >> as you consider that, you know, while ago no one would ever agree to carry around a tracking device. now we all carry around cell phones, which you can inherit the track. no one would ever have posted, you know, let anyone read their you know, right now all of us use the e-mail and it's all store on the server by go will. and so this is interesting that we, as a society, have given
of the problems with sandy come hurricane sandy talking about the infrastructure being older and the worst subway damage in 100 years or some odd, one of the reasons it seems to me is we are paying so much in pensions to the union workers that we can't afford money for the infrastructure. >> host: that's the topic for "the new york times" front page, warnings that it could happen here. for nearly a decade they've told city and state officials in new york that it's a certain apparel rising sea levels and extreme weather patterns the alarm bells were louder after tropical storm last year when the city shut down its subway system and the water rushed into lower manhattan. tuesday as new yorkers woke up to submerged neighborhoods and electrical equipment they took their first step towards considering major infrastructure changes that could protect the fragile shores and 8 million residents from the disastrous damage. the governor said we will go next to new york i think, democratic call. help me with the name of your town. >> caller: what was the name of the question? >> host: the name of your town.
to hurricane sandy. this will come as courtesy of local coverage on c-span2. moderating tonight's debate is shana mosque. >> good evening and welcome. for the next hours, you will hear from the candidates that want to represent maine. they are independent danny dalton, senator cynthia dill, independent transport and finally steve woods it is also an independent. this debate is a partnership between aarp and the university of southern maine. i want to give you a quick word about the format tonight. a diverse mix of several different sources, including our editorial board as well as viewers. we want this debate to be truly interactive. we want to hear from you. paul is standing by moderating our facebook and twitter. >> we have good questions. this is a good chance to ask the candidates anything you want. you can go onto our website and take part in our discussion and we will ask the best questions during the next hour. the candidates will have one minute to ask the questions. with so many candidates, the coin toss is simply out of the question so we will be going in alphabetical order and
talked to him. anyway, i'm glad to be here. sandy did not keep me awake at and to with colleagues with whom i've shared many professional and personal experiences. [inaudible] a quick note on the role of assistant secretary of state, i don't know how my colleagues feel, but of all the jobs i've had i thought that was the most demanding in the most challenging. the most dramatic was being with henry kissinger on a lot of escapades. the most fun with him ambassador to but the most grueling i believe was assistant secretary. i have both a macro and micro example of challenges, but with time i will say that china road goes was a macro challenge. we can come back to that because that was quite a challenge during my time in office. the macro one is really shared by all of us. that is to get the attention of this region that it deserves. now, every regional assistant secretary tries to do that from a parochial standpoint. in our case at least in the last two decades, the fact it's so important that it was virtually true. so it wasn't just parochial. i'm going to be going when we talk abo
pallone of new jersey where he talks about thel situation with hurricane sandy in his state. >> another new jerseyersey. congressmen this is congressman frank pallone. congressman, thanks for joining us as you go ahead with your recovery efforts there and new jersey our last caller brought up some concern about being able to vote on tuesday after the damage frot the storm.aller brout up a is that going to be a problem ia blljersey? >> guest: wellguest: it may be n the sense of people being able to access a polling place. now, every authority whether it is the governor or the county clerk's -- they assured us that there will be places to vote. but if we have places to vote that are significantly distant from where people traditionally do vote, or where there is an access problem -- that does pose a problem. we have to make sure that there is a polling place that is operational, and in a reasonable location for people to vote. you cannot tell people that are in one town that they have got to go to another town to vote. first of all, many of them will not have transportation and you cannot
putting community banks out of business. and she strangely enough, citigroup executive sandy while, in interview with cnbc score box. which is split up investment from banking, have banks be deposit takers come in the commercial real estate loans, have banks not risk taxpayer dollars, banks that are not too big to fail. former fdic chair, she would bear concluded the law clearly establishes framework that allows financial firms to fail while preventing catastrophic harm to the economy. it effectively ends too big to fail and taxpayer bailouts. and finally, mac tv of "rolling stone" magazine. we could spend all night on posts about the financial crisis and a lot of them would have bad word but we can't use here. but i will just conclude with a quote from a recent article by hand on lobbying efforts on dodd-frank. quote, the system has become too complex for flesh and blood people who make the mistake of thinking passing the landings the end of the discussion when it's really just the beginning of the war. so gentlemen, the question is on the table. the dodd-frank, too little, too mu
executive sandy weill interview on squawk box we should split up investment banking have banks be fed deposit takers have banks not risk the taxpayer dollars for those that are not too big to fail. sheila bair recently concluded the law clearly establishes a framework that allows financial firms to fail while preventing a broader economy and ends two big to fail. finally we could be spent all morning with mats quotes but lot of them have better words. i will conclude the system has become too complex for people to make the mistake of thinking it means the end of the discussion when it is just the beginning of a war. the question is on the table. too little? to much? just write? >> it is a great pleasure to be here john and r&d gw law community for giving me the opportunity to be on this panel with these members with a variety of of points of view. good dodd/frank act went too far? while much is still speculation sums says it is already in the act to about the efficacy of the dodd/frank act. in the summer of 2008 with the enactment of dodd/frank following the worst financial crisis sin
them and that the group together has given sandy and i9 grandchildren this far. the youngest of which is less than a month old. when that little fellow commended the world, he was $51,000 in debt because of our national debt. while everyone in the generation fights over who among us deserves how much, who deserves credit for building what? and how much money we can spend on ourselves right now. who is going to stand up for our children and their children? i am just an old farm boy that got missed placed in the coal mines and wound up in business. but i grew up in an american farm you could follow your dreams and achieve success. but els i watched the basketball teams and youth groups and scouts laughing and playing in the gym behind my house, i worry about their america. the america which you and i will soon turn over to them. i will never give up on this country. i love america because of the god giving freedom that america represents. i ask you to join me in that belief and in this cause. i appreciate it and thank you so much. >> moderator: mr. t. c.? casey: i want to thank the leag
] >> the federal and state response to hurricane sandy continues. join us in just under an hour for today's fema briefing. the conference call will include fema chief craig fugate among others, you'll be able to listen to that live at 11:30 eastern on our companion network, c-span. and, of course, the road to the white house continues. now less than a week before the election. ann romney is in the swing state of ohio today campaigning for her husband, of course. you'll be able to see her remarks live starting at noon eastern on c-span. a little bit later this afternoon it'll be mitt romney in virginia at the farm bureau center in doswell, see that live at 2:15 eastern also on c-span. a little bit later the focus will shift to state races with a debate for candidates to represent rhode island's 1st district. watch that debate live at 7:30 eastern on c-span. and finally president obama is back on the campaign trail. we'll have him live from the university of colorado at boulder, and that's at 9 p.m. eastern. c-span will have that too. >> i regard medicare as not just a program, but a promise. i wa
the last several days dealing with hurricane sandy. we'll be live from the university of colorado in bolder for the remarks at the rally there. that's at k-9d p.m. eastern on c-span. and we're back on trail tomorrow with mitt romney. the republican nominee and the running mate paul ryan and the families will attend a rally in west chester, ohio. you can see it live tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. eastern on c-span. you're watching c-span2 with politics and public affairs weekdays featuring love live coverage of the u.s. senate. watch key public policy event and every weekend the latest non-fiction authors and books on booktv. you can see past programs and get our schedule on our website. you can join in the conversation on social media sites. >>> next a look at the effects of social media on social change. you'll hear from ben the founder and ceo of change.org an online petition website. he discusses the year of peer peer-to-peer communication to change public policy various issues. national journal editorial moderates the session at the atlanta meets the pacific which takes place in university of ca
that a just and up and go across the aisle work with talks on either side. i work with sandy gives. i've worked with barney frank and glenmore and work with congressman quickly encoded in lipinski and senator durbin. and some others on down the line. and you waxman. >> moderator: brad schneider your reaction. schneider: i understand the discussion should have but i look at the votes you've made. i will keep going back to the rhein hundred other people in your party have the courage to stand up to the leadership in saint this right thing isn't good for middle-class, is a good for medicare isn't good for students and you voted against it. >> moderator: we have an online question from david. will you support comprehensive immigration reform? the dream act? drivers license for undocumented immigrants? congressman dold your reaction. dold: what i will say is in our nation we generally try to judge someone on what they've done. and so what i said as i do think it is a step in the right direction. we do need to write students
because of hurricane sandy, but as long as the debate takes place, we'll bring it to you live at 7:30 p.m. eastern on c-span. [inaudible conversations] >> now, leon cooperman, a former general partner of goldman sachs and founder of mega advisers hedge fund, speaks to students at roger williams university in bristol, rhode island. he made news earlier this year for charging president obama with engaging in class warfare against billionaires. his remarks about economic expansion and the investment outlook are just over an hour. [inaudible conversations] >> ready? everybody's ready. good afternoon. glad you're here. my name is jerry, and i'd like to welcome you to our leadership institute's distinguished leader presentation. we are very glad you're here. first, an announcement before i forget it because i've always wanted to make this kind of announcement, please, turn off your cell phones. this is being taped by c-span, it is being -- we have a live feed going over to the library for the overflow, so i ask that you do turn off your cell phones and bear with us on that. i'd like to thank
president obama back on the campaign trail after spending the last several days even with hurricane sandy. we will be live from university of colorado in boulder for his remarks at that rally. that's at 9 p.m. eastern on c-span. >> i have watched shows on weekends with interview politicians, and the politicians at on what they're doing in congress and different legislation or the different opinions. spent most racially i watched the debates because i was in front of my computer and so work and wanted to see if so i knows on c-span spent i like it because it usually goes down and more important to the issues, and it's not antagonistic and is not hostile and it does seem to have an ax to grind or an agenda they're going to push like some of the other cable tv shows. >> i agree. it seems there, like you get the real story and does not commentary and things that are negative. >> i go there to get the news and the facts and get more detail than just headlines or talking points. so i want to learn something, not just be entertained. >> and it's not as exciting as cnn or fox, but you get the rea
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